The National Premier Leagues (NPL)!
EDP - NPL Division
The NPL has been created to provide a unified national developmental platform with the highest level of competition in given geographic areas, and to elevate and change the competitive landscape of youth soccer based upon US Club Soccer's fundamental principles.
In early 2012, the EDP was invited by US Club Soccer to have its top boys and girls teams join the NPL.
The NPL extends developmental principals espoused by the U.S. Soccer Development Academy into younger age groups and additional clubs, providing a platform for long-term player development.
More specifically, the NPL provides a platform:
The culminating event each year is the NPL Champions Cup, where national championships will be awarded. The NPL Champions Cup will feature qualifiers from every NPL member program across the country in a true 'champions league' style competition.